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07-07-2019, 10:36 AM
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Posted By jmj951

I did some additional research, and yes,...

I did some additional research, and yes, actually, that is a tender spring according to Eibach's web site, hot a helper spring. I'll update my post. Thanks for the clarification, now I see where to...
07-07-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 44,190
Posted By jmj951

I'd like a dual rate setup, but personally, I'd...

I'd like a dual rate setup, but personally, I'd really prefer to find something like the cup car spring. The multi-part setup with sliding parts just looks wrong/forced (and as I read on hypercoil's...
07-07-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,284
Posted By jmj951

Can you operate the e-brake? From the picture...

Can you operate the e-brake? From the picture above, it looks like there's quite a bit of interference. I need a wider seat as well, and I'm sure there will have to be some kind of compromise...
05-14-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By jmj951

The more complicated answer is, 'it depends'. If...

The more complicated answer is, 'it depends'. If you're not aiming to do anything too scientific or perfectly optimize your traction for each track you run on, just follow the advice above.

There...
08-07-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By jmj951

I see a lot of pictures, but not much background...

I see a lot of pictures, but not much background on the problem. Let us know how long you've had the car, what troubleshooting you've already done, and what you've ruled out. It seems that you...
Forum: 996 Forum
08-06-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 294,639
Posted By jmj951

Is the knock only on startup? Probably a lifter,...

Is the knock only on startup? Probably a lifter, no biggie. No engine rebuild required, they can be replaced without disassembling any of the ‘bottom end’.

What year car? The oil usage seems...
06-04-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By jmj951

Regarding your headlights, most likely the motor...

Regarding your headlights, most likely the motor is worn. Before spending money on a replacement, I would just check the grounds in the area (since a weak ground could make it operate erratically)...
06-03-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,881
Posted By jmj951

You’re welcome! Congrats on the progress!

You’re welcome! Congrats on the progress!
05-31-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By jmj951

My two cents: Rod bearings: If you're going...

My two cents:

Rod bearings: If you're going to track the car, or you're going to have the oil pan off for any other reason (baffle installation, etc.), then yes. Otherwise, I wouldn't mess with...
05-24-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,881
Posted By jmj951

Can you hook up a PC and do some logging with the...

Can you hook up a PC and do some logging with the MoMonitor while this problem is occurring? That would help us immensely. Otherwise, that's a pretty tough one to diagnose over the Internet.
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Forum: 996 Forum
05-23-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,672
Posted By jmj951

If you have to pay someone else to fix anything...

If you have to pay someone else to fix anything that goes wrong, then yes, those numbers are representative and it will be expensive to maintain. If you're not a DIY maintenance kind of person and...
Forum: 996 Forum
05-22-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,672
Posted By jmj951

My dual-row IMS bearing on my 99 996 cab failed...

My dual-row IMS bearing on my 99 996 cab failed (partially - one of the two rows failed) at 76,000 miles back in 2015. "Lucky for me", the water pump failed spectacularly at about the same time,...
05-09-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,249
Posted By jmj951

Wow, I guess I should take better care of them....

Wow, I guess I should take better care of them. Thanks for this insight.
05-09-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,249
Posted By jmj951

I'm sorry to hear that, especially the response...

I'm sorry to hear that, especially the response from the police.

I have these handles. I've never seen them anywhere else before you posted this pic. I honestly thought they were a fabrication...
Forum: 996 Forum
01-24-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 294,639
Posted By jmj951

The less it's driven and the less frequent the...

The less it's driven and the less frequent the oil is changed (even though the miles don't justify frequent oil changes) - the more the bearing is likely to fail. Low mileage and any periods of...
11-29-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 151,803
Posted By jmj951

That sounds reasonable, I think I'll try that...

That sounds reasonable, I think I'll try that too. While you're buying the lube, you might as well also buy the Wurth weatherstrip adhesive, because you're going to need that as well. At least 30%...
10-28-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By jmj951

STIG drives a 944?

check out the latest trailer for The Gran Tour (the Top Gear guys, for those that weren't aware). Looks like the new Stig's personal car is a 944. You first see it at 1:21, then shortly thereafter...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-20-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 294,639
Posted By jmj951

The answer is, it depends on how long you plan to...

The answer is, it depends on how long you plan to keep it. The bearing replacement is considered a maintenance item that you should plan on replacing with each clutch job (or X number of years,...
Forum: 996 Forum
10-17-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,305
Posted By jmj951

My indy reports exactly the same thing. He's...

My indy reports exactly the same thing. He's been working on and racing 996's since they were first made and hasn't had a single failure of a stock/OEM bearing that had the outer seal removed. He...
07-07-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,582
Posted By jmj951

You can help isolate the VR MAF by running a...

You can help isolate the VR MAF by running a ground directly from the MAF to the battery post (I was advised to do this by John V to isolate potential ground problems when diagnosing a different...
07-07-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,188
Posted By jmj951

If you're not willing to change the struts or any...

If you're not willing to change the struts or any other components involving similar work/$/effort, you're going to be extremely limited. I'll assume that means not changing springs, torsion bars,...
06-18-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By jmj951

They're on eBay now. Starting bid is $50. ...

They're on eBay now. Starting bid is $50.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/262489570582?
06-04-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By jmj951

NEW Kokeln 944 Solid Motor Mounts for sale - sealed in bag

For sale: what might be the last remaining set of sealed-in-the-bag, never installed/used, solid 944 motor mounts from Kokeln Racing Products in their trademark anodized purple. $150 or best offer by...
06-01-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By jmj951

NEW Kokeln Solid Motor Mounts for sale - sealed in bag

For sale: what might be the last remaining set of sealed-in-the-bag, never installed/used, solid 944 motor mounts from Kokeln Racing Products in their trademark anodized purple. $150 or best offer...
05-06-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By jmj951

I'm doing the same thing with my Zietronix ZT-2. ...

I'm doing the same thing with my Zietronix ZT-2. I have an Aeromotive adjustable FPR with a port designed specifically for the pressure gauge, and I'm connecting a Zietronix sensor to wire into my...
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